Moved to the United States to study design
First credit as costume designer, "The Distaff Side" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago
First major Broadway credit, designed Geraldine Page's costumes for "Sweet Bird of Youth"
Film debut as costume designer, "Girl of the Night"
First association with Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival, designed clothing for "Much Ado About Nothing"
Earned first Tony Award nomination for "The Devil's Advocate"
Created the costumes for the musical "I Can Get It for You Wholesale"
Designed the contemporary clothes for the stage comedy "Cactus Flower"
Did the costumes for the Broadway production of Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance"
Crafted the contemporary clothing for the stage musical "Hair"
Designed the costumes for the feature "No Way to Treat a Lady"
Garnered second Tony nomination for the musical version of "Two Gentleman of Verona"
Created the Edwardian period costumes for an acclaimed production of "Much Ado About Nothing"; production originated at the NYSF but later transferred to Broadway; received a Tony nomination
Won an Academy Award for the lavish, exquisitely detailed 1920s clothing of "The Great Gatsby"
Earned fourth Tony nomination for the stage play "The Au Pair Man"
Created the costumes for the landmark American musical "A Chorus Line"; received fifth Tony Award nomination
Designed the costumes for the feature "Network"
Received two Tony nominations for costumes for the musicals "The Threepenny Opera" and "Annie"; won first Tony for the latter in a tie with Santo Loquasto ("The Cherry Orchard")
Designed the costumes for the musical "Ballroom"; earned another Tony nomination
Crafted the witty costumes for the feature comedy spoof "The Cheap Detective"
Clothed Faye Dunaway in "Eyes of Laura Mars"
Designed the period garb for the remake of "The Champ," featuring Dunaway and Jon Voight
Was the costume designer for the contemporary musical feature "The Rose"
Won second Tony Award for costumes for the musical "Barnum"
Was costume designer for the ABC variety special "Baryshnikov on Broadway"
Designed the costumes for the loopy disco-themed film "Can't Stop the Music"
Created the 1940s clothes for the stage musical "42nd Street"; garnered 10th Tony nomination
Designed the costumes for the musical "Dreamgirls"; received a Tony nomination
Revised and redesigned her award-winning stage clothing for the John Huston-directed film version of "Annie"
Picked up third Tony Award for the lavish clothing in the musical "La Cage aux Folles"
Did the period clothes for the romance "Racing With the Moon" and the contemporary comedy "Ghostbusters"
Created the period clothes for a revival of "Blithe Spirit," which marked the last stage appearance of Geraldine Page
Clothed Cher and the rest of the cast of the award-winning comedy "Moonstruck"
Did the costumes for the NBC miniseries "Nutcracker: Money, Madness and Murder"
Designed the costumes for the revival of "Gypsy"; received a Tony nomination
Created the period look for the musical version of "The Secret Garden; received 14th Tony nomination
Was designer for Jessica Lange's wardrobe in "Night and the City"
Created the costumes for the Off-Broadway musical revue "Putting It Together," which marked Julie Andrews' return to the NYC stage
Did the witty costumes for "Addams Family Values"
Crafted the period designs for the CBS remake of "A Streetcar Named Desire," starring Jessica Lange
Created the clothing for "The First Wives Club" and designed the costumes for the Barbra Streisand-directed "The Mirror Has Two Faces"
Created the period costumes for the Broadway revival of "Three Sisters"
Designed the clothing for "The Rage: Carrie 2"
Did the costumes for the revival of "The Time of the Cuckoo"
Created the clothing for "Hotel Suite"
Created the costumes for the Broadway revival of "Gore Vidal's The Best Man"
Designed the costumes for the revival of "Follies"; netted a Tony nomination